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Power Systems: superior performance for Oracle apps

Cloud computing, Machine learning, Modern data platforms...

Are you sure that your Oracle applications are reaching their full potential? As the industry continues to evolve, there has never been a better time to look at your options to improve the performance of those applications. And IBM Power Systems platforms can deliver significant performance benefits. For example, IBM POWER8 systems will deliver at ...read more


Who’s tops in server reliability? Ask 750 enterprise users

Linux systems, Mainframes, Power servers...

Imagine what would happen if one of your critical, revenue-generating applications suddenly became unavailable. What if the systems running your core transaction processing services went down or suffered a security breach? Each hour of downtime typically costs between $150,000 and $400,000, and each “average breach” lasting from one to 60 minutes could cost upwards of ...read more


Build your foundation for advanced data analytics

AI, Big data & analytics, Flash storage...

Massive amounts of data and multiple data sources provide today’s businesses with the opportunity to glean new insights, leading to creative business decisions and the potential for competitive advantage. Moreover, innovative organizations are using machine learning, cognitive applications, artificial intelligence (AI) and other advanced technologies to quickly extract that insight and react with agility to ...read more


Intelligent security

Data security, Flash storage, Hybrid cloud storage...

Flash storage adoption rates are skyrocketing these days. IT industry analyst firm IDC predicts that 74.5 percent of worldwide business revenue will be flash-based by 2020. The question is – Why are enterprises of all types and sizes so enthusiastically deploying flash storage solutions? There’s only one legitimate answer – because flash really does provide ...read more


Fast-growing Lab Services tool saves IBM Power clients time

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

It will come as no surprise to anyone who’s worked with me: I’m an evangelist for the IBM Power Systems Live Partition Mobility (LPM) and Simplified Remote Restart (SRR) automation tool. I’ve even called it the best-kept secret of the latest IBM Power Systems servers. LPM is a feature of Power Systems servers that enables ...read more


Spend less on IT operations and achieve more with IBM POWER8

Power servers, Power Systems

Big data, machine learning, social media, disruptive start-ups, mobile commerce and the Internet of Things. Amid all the rapid technology-driven change of recent years, one thing has stayed the same: the intense cost pressure on the IT function. Even in enterprises that recognize the full strategic value of IT, the budget is usually a key ...read more


Inside the Client Centers pt. 2: The personal touch

Cloud computing, IBM Systems Client Centers, Services

In part 1 of our “Inside the Client Centers” series, we explored the expertise available inside IBM Client Centers across the world, and introduced you to our engineers, architects and inventors busy introducing the latest products and offerings to clients. As a program manager at the Client Center in Poughkeepsie, I see many clients from ...read more


IBM POWER8 and OSU advance genomics research through porting

Power Systems, Workload & resource optimization

IBM POWER8 is serving a major role in an immensely significant field of science, genomics. Genomics is the study of the genome, the complete DNA within a single cell of an organism. Advances in genomics research have triggered a revolution in understanding the most complex biological systems. Researchers can use DNA sequencing to search for ...read more


Expanding choices for PowerAI developers with TensorFlow

Linux on Power Systems, Power servers, Power Systems

Watson, Siri, the Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa have inspired worldwide interest in deep learning and the promise it holds for artificial intelligence (AI) development. But today, deploying this technology can be costly and time-consuming, often requiring an in-house deep learning development group stuffed with PhDs. That’s why IBM created PowerAI, the world’s leading enterprise ...read more